Verona 1-2 Udinese: Beto and Bijol score in comeback win for Udinese

Verona 1-2 Udinese: Scotsman Josh Doig volleys home side in front but goals by Beto and Jaka Bijol extend visitors’ six-match winning run to move them up to third and one point off top spot in Serie A

  • Former Hibernian defender Josh Doig superbly struck the opener for Verona 
  • Beto and Jaka Bikol turned the game on its head as Udinese claimed the points
  • Udinese extend their winning run to six and move up to third place in Serie A
  • Verona’s defeat sees them stay in 18th place after a poor start to the season

Goals from Beto and Jaka Bikol helped Udinese fight back from a goal down to beat Verona 2-1 at the Marcantonio Bentegodi Stadium on Monday night. 

Scottish defender Josh Doig fired the hosts in front with a superb volley mid-way through the first half.

But the Serie A strugglers were unable to hold off a relentless Udinese who hit back in the second half thanks to Beto in the 70th minute before Bijol headed the winner in injury time. 

Scottish defender Josh Doig runs away to celebrate his goal for Verona against Udinese

Bijol celebrates his last-gasp winner for Udinese who move up to third place in Serie A

Udinese move up to third with the win which signals their sixth-consecutive win and face second-placed Atalanta on Sunday.

Verona remain in 18th place with just five points on the board from their opening eight games. 

Full match report to follow…

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